Come and Take It is a talk show about Texas, by Texans. Three friends born and raised in Texas share their views on the state’s history, culture, and just what it means to be Texan.
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Commander of the Republic of Texas Army, first President of the Republic of Texas, Senator and governor of the State of Texas, Sam Houston is arguably the most influential man in Texas history. But he was a giant figure long before setting foot in Texas. Though it is overshadowed by his life in Texas, his early life in Tennessee would undoubtedly have made him a well known historical figure. The path he took to fame and to Texas would lead him from the highest of highs to the lowest of lows, but the destiny of The Raven would be realized in the Lone Star State.
Before we begin… What’s your favorite song by Stevie Ray Vaughan?
Information about Sam Houston’s early life and career in Tennessee politics. It’s written for kids, but it’s informative for all ages.
A chronology of Sam Houston’s life from birth to death, courtesy of the Sam Houston Memorial Museum.
A lot of great information about Tennessee’s role in the War of 1812, featuring Sam Houston, Andrew Jackson, and David Crockett.
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